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Poet's corner: Wisdom about Poverty and Inequality

Wisdom about Poverty and Inequality

zhu men jiu rou chou
lu you dong si gu

Behind the gates of the wealthy
food lies rotting from waste
Outside it's the poor
who lie frozen to death

Du Fu (712 – 770)
Translator unknown

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